Run-off elections

Former Finance Minister Ingrida Simonyte, a presidential candidate, speaks to the media at a polling station in presidential elections in Vilnius, Lithuania, Sunday, May 12, 2019. Voters are going to the polls to elect a president to succeed Dalia Grybauskaite, who has completed her maximum two terms in office. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis)
May 12, 2019 - 6:24 pm
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — A prominent economist and a former finance minister held the top two spots in returns from Lithuania's presidential election Sunday and appeared headed to a runoff ballot later this month to choose a successor to incumbent Dalia Grybauskaite. With 1,631 of the country's 1,...
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Stevo Pendarovski, a presidential candidate of the ruling coalition led by the Social Democrats, talks to the media outside a polling station after voting in the presidential election in Skopje, North Macedonia, Sunday, May 5, 2019. North Macedonia holds a presidential election runoff with key concern whether the needed 40 % turnout will be reached for the vote to be valid. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
May 05, 2019 - 5:14 pm
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Stevo Pendarovski, the presidential candidate backed by North Macedonia's center-left government, won the presidency Sunday in a runoff election with a conservative rival. State election commission chief Oliver Derkorski announced late Sunday that with nearly 99...
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Stevo Pendarovski, a presidential candidate of the ruling coalition led by the Social Democrats, talks to the media outside a polling station after voting in the presidential election in Skopje, North Macedonia, Sunday, May 5, 2019. North Macedonia holds a presidential election runoff with key concern whether the needed 40 % turnout will be reached for the vote to be valid. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
May 05, 2019 - 5:12 pm
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Stevo Pendarovski, the presidential candidate backed by North Macedonia's center-left government, won the presidency Sunday in a runoff election with a conservative rival. State election commission chief Oliver Derkorski announced late Sunday that with nearly 99...
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People arrive at a polling station to vote for the presidential election, in Skopje, North Macedonia, Sunday, May 5, 2019. Polls opened early Sunday in North Macedonia for a presidential election runoff with key concern whether the needed 40 % turnout will be reached for the vote to be valid. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
May 05, 2019 - 4:02 pm
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — The presidential candidate backed by North Macedonia's center-left government had a comfortable lead over a conservative rival based on preliminary returns from a runoff election Sunday. With over 80 percent of polling stations reporting, Stevo Pendarovski of the...
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People arrive at a polling station to vote for the presidential election, in Skopje, North Macedonia, Sunday, May 5, 2019. Polls opened early Sunday in North Macedonia for a presidential election runoff with key concern whether the needed 40 % turnout will be reached for the vote to be valid. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
May 05, 2019 - 1:47 pm
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia held a competitive runoff election Sunday to choose a new president, a vote seen as a test of the center-left government's pro-West policies despite the largely ceremonial duties of the country's head of state. The two candidates, Stevo Pendarovski of...
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People arrive at a polling station to vote for the presidential election, in Skopje, North Macedonia, Sunday, May 5, 2019. Polls opened early Sunday in North Macedonia for a presidential election runoff with key concern whether the needed 40 % turnout will be reached for the vote to be valid. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
May 05, 2019 - 1:07 pm
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia held a competitive runoff election Sunday to choose a new president, a vote seen as a test of the center-left government's pro-West policies despite the largely ceremonial duties of the country's head of state. The two candidates, Stevo Pendarovski of...
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People arrive at a polling station to vote for the presidential election, in Skopje, North Macedonia, Sunday, May 5, 2019. Polls opened early Sunday in North Macedonia for a presidential election runoff with key concern whether the needed 40 % turnout will be reached for the vote to be valid. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
May 05, 2019 - 9:31 am
SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — North Macedonia held a competitive runoff election Sunday to choose a new president, a vote seen as a test of the center-left government's pro-West policies despite the largely ceremonial duties of the country's head of state. The two candidates, Stevo Pendarovski of...
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April 30, 2019 - 11:43 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two physicians advanced Tuesday to a Republican runoff in the special election to succeed the late U.S. Rep. Walter Jones Jr. The last candidate standing from the 17-member GOP field ultimately will take on a former North Carolina mayor who won the Democratic primary. State Rep...
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April 30, 2019 - 10:58 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Two physicians advanced Tuesday to a Republican runoff in the special election to succeed the late U.S. Rep. Walter Jones Jr. The last candidate standing from the 17-member GOP field ultimately will take on a former North Carolina mayor who won the Democratic primary. State Rep...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting of the German government at the chancellery in Berlin, Wednesday, April 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
April 23, 2019 - 12:30 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Angela Merkel's office says the German chancellor has called Ukraine's president-elect to congratulate him, saying the vote gives him "a strong mandate." Merkel spoke Tuesday with Volodymyr Zelenskiy as election officials said the former TV comedian received 73% of the vote in Sunday'...
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